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2024 Program

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Friday, June 14, 2024

8 am - 4 pm CDT

Use the Zoom Link button for each session to register and receive your join link.

For security purposes, registration for individual sessions is required. You will either need a Zoom account or the ability to access links in your email.

If you have questions or concerns about this process, please email accessibilitycampict@gmail.com

Welcome to the Conference Program!

Registration is available for each session by selecting the Zoom link in the session's corresponding section. 

Select one of the links below to jump to that section of the program:

Keynote 1

Keynote 1 

8:00 am - 8:50 am Central Time

Track:

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Keynote 1: Compliance is the Foundation, Inclusion is the Vision

Presented by Anjali Lalwani, CPACC-certified Accessibility Consultant at Magic EdTech and co-host of the MagicAlly webinar series

Breakout 1

Breakout 1

Marisha Marks standing outside in front of greenery

9:00 am - 9:50 am Central Time

1A: Practical and Accessible Series: Building a Campus Accessibility Culture

Track:

Kyle Stephanie Kraus wearing glasses and smiling

Presented by Marisha Marks & Kyle Stephanie Kraus, Instructional Designers, Springfield Technical Community College

9:00 am - 9:50 am Central Time

Raye with straight, blonde hair and a black bouse, smiling

1B: Planning for Accessibility: A Blueprint for Crafting More Inclusive E-Learning Experiences

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Presented by Raye Shilen, Director of Quality, Yukon Learning

Mary-Colleen Jenkins, wearing glasses and smiling at the camera

9:00 am - 9:50 am Central Time

1C: Learn How and Why to Host Accessibility Cafes: Increasing Faculty Engagement with Accessibility and Universal Design

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Presented by Mary-Colleen Jenkins, Instruction Accessibility Specialist, University of Washington

Britne Jenke, a white woman with dark red hair, smiles with her hands on her hips, wearing a yellow dress and pink lipstick. A tattoo is visible on her left arm.

9:00 am - 9:50 am Central Time

1D: Writing for Accessible Learning: ALT Text, Captions, and Beyond

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Presented by Britne Jenke, CPACC, CPTD, SHRM-SCP, Founder, Trainer, and Speaker at Inclusive Pixelation

9:00 am - 9:50 am Central Time

Terisa ODowd wearing a red shirt and smiling

1E: Simplifying WCAG for Faculty Implementation

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Presented by Terisa O'Dowd, Instructional Accessibility Designer, Texas Woman's University

Amy Tessitore

9:00 am - 9:50 am Central Time

1F: Embracing Intersectionality: Understanding Diverse Needs in Learning and Development

Presented by Amy Tessitore, Senior Manager of Adoption and Education, Open LMS

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Keynote 2

Keynote 2: Live-Only Exclusive

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10:00 am - 10:50 am Central Time

Federal Disability Rights Law: What to Do Right Now and How to Prepare for Tomorrow's Challenges

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Presented by Mary Lou Mobley, Office of Civil Rights (OCR) National Disability Expert and Co-Lead of OCR's National Digital Access Team

Note: This session will not be recorded. It is a first-come, first-served, day-of exclusive! 

Lightning Round

Lunch & Learn: Sponsor Lightning Rounds

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11:00 am - 12:15 pm Central Time

Silver Sponsor Lightning Rounds

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Show our Silver Sponsors some love as they present short, lightning-round sessions focused on product accessibility.


Keep your eyes and ears open for keywords to increase your chance of winning a webinar valued at $100. 

Select the Sponsor Page and Contest Details link to see the full schedule!

Breakout 2

Breakout 2

Dr. Liz Norell in a blue sweater standing in front of a brick wall

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm Central Time

2A: Supporting Neurodivergent Students and Colleagues

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Presented by Dr. Liz Norell, Associate Director of Instructional Support, University of Mississippi

Dawn Monroe in a blue blazer

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm Central Time

2B: Accessibility in Microsoft 365: Document Design that Makes a Difference

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Presented by Dawn Monroe, Microsoft Office Specialist Master, Instructor, Consultant, & Speaker

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm Central Time

Heather Merchant wearing glasses and smiling

2C: Accessibility Challenges and Benefits of the Hybrid Course

Presented by Heather Merchant, Senior Educational Accessibility Specialist, Wichita State University

Track:

Brianna Blaser in a teal sweater, smiling

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm Central Time

2D: Accessible Meetings and Events 

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Scott Bellman, wearing a suit and tie

Presented by Brianna Blaser, Counselor/Coordinator, and Scott Bellman, Program Manager, Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO-IT) Center, University of Washington

Sambhavi Chandreshakar, wearing glasses and smiling

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm Central Time

2E: Accessible Procurement of AI Systems and Tools

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Presented by Dr. Sambhavi Chandreshakar, Global Accessibility  Lead, Desire 2 Learn (D2L)

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1:00 pm - 1:50 pm Central Time

2F: Global Research Revealed: How ASR Technologies Are Used & Perceived in the Accessibility Realm

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Presented by Spencer Kirschner, Verbit

Breakout 3

Breakout 3

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm Central Time

Jessica Ludders, in a white sweater, smiling, standing in front of books

3A: ACCESS for All: A Roadmap for a University-Wide Course on Universal Design and Accessibility
 

Track:

Cory Budden, wearing a grey shirt, smiling, standing outside

Presented by Jessica Ludders, Learning Experience Designer & Adjunct English Faculty and Cory Budden, Instruction & Outreach Librarian, University of Maine at Augusta

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm Central Time

3B: Leveraging Artificial Intelligence to Improve Accessibility

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Presented by Dr. Kara Ayers, Associate Professor and Associate Director, University of Cincinnati Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Dr. Emajonite Etienne standing in front of a bookshelf

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm Central Time

3C: Evidence-Based Practices for Students with Autism

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Presented by Dr. Emajonite Etienne, Professor, Instructional Coach, and Special Needs Advocate

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm Central Time

Katherine Springer, wearing glasses, standing in front of a brick wall
Sara Shunkwiler, standing in front of a colorful wall with mathematical symbols

3D: STEM Accessibility: Math as a Language

Presented by Katherine Springer, Course Support Specialist, Sara Shunkwiler, Instructional Designer, and Dr. Melissa (Mel) Rizzuto, Instructional Designer, Center for Learning Design and Technology, Whiting School of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

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Dr. Melissa Rizzuto, wearing a purple cardigan

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm Central Time

RaLynn Mcguire, smiling, wearing a red shirt and black cardigan
Vanessa Garza, smiling, wearing a flowered shirt and gray cardigan

3E:  Ensuring Inclusion in Course Design with VR

Presented by RaLynn McGuire and Vanessa Garza, Learning Accessibility Specialists, University of Texas at San Antionio

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General Session

General Session

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3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Central Time

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Student Panel Discussion / Closing Remarks

Hosted by Robert Beach, Kansas City Kansas Community College and Jennifer Stanyer

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